Monthly Archives: July 2012

Review of Occult Detective Illustrated #1 Collector’s Edition Comic

Copyright 2012 Freeman Presson, all rights reserved I’ve been jonesing to see Occult Detective Illustrated (featuring the classic Magus-detective Dr. Landon Connors) since the first samples showed up at Bob Freeman’s blog. When I actually got hold of it, it … Continue reading

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Surprise! Review of Fresh Blood [stories]

Copyright 2012 Freeman Presson, all rights reserved Occult Detective Bob Freeman (no, really, go follow his blog now, and come back. I’ll wait) sent me a “lagniappe” along with the expected review copy of his new comic. It’s a short … Continue reading

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Dion Fortune’s The Winged Bull (Dry and Wet Sex Magick in the 30’s)

Copyright 2012 Freeman Presson, all rights reserved Here we have a tale, vintage 1935, of a fairly classic sort in the occult fiction genre: woman who is just magical enough, and just sexy enough, to be irresistible to a left-hand … Continue reading

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Foreshadowing of Fortune: The Winged Bull (plus …)

“I don’t read fiction1,” I am often caught saying, but it does have an “unless” clause. In this case, it was “unless I feel overloaded with study and just want to be led down a primrose path for a bit.” … Continue reading

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